Author: Malory Nye

HIP005 Islam and Europe (1): the creation of the idea of Europe part 1 (History’s Ink Podcast)

SUMMARY This is the first of two episodes in which we look at the long history of interactions between Europe and the Muslim world. The boundaries of Europe are the product of the long history, from the rise of Islam and its spread around the Mediterranean, to the battles of Tours, the fall of Constantinople, and the siege of Vienna. All these created Europe, or more specifically they created the idea of Europe.   LISTEN NOW http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP005_Islam_and_Europe_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show notes       Useful links About the History's...

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HIP004 Exploring the Reformations 2 (History’s Ink Podcast)

SUMMARY This is part 2 of the discussion on exploring the reformations, in the History’s Ink podcast. I recommend you listen to part 1 (episode HIP003) first.   LISTEN NOW http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP004_Reformations_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show notes       Useful links About the History's Ink Podcast This is a podcast about history, the way in which we tell history and how we understand it. ALSO BY MALORY NYE Listen to Episode HIP004 http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP004_Reformations_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

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HIP003 Exploring the Reformations 1 (History’s Ink Podcast)

SUMMARY This is part one of my two part discussion of the protestant reformations. To listen to part two, click here.   LISTEN NOW http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP003_Reformations_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show notes So, what were the protestant reformations, and why did they matter? The sixteenth century not only saw the transformations resulting from the colonial exploitations of the ‘new world’. It was also a time when much of Europe became embroiled in the social, political, and ecclesiastical changes that we now call the reformation. In the simple version of history, the story...

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HIP002 Empires and Encounters: European colonialism (History’s Ink Podcast)

SUMMARY   The history of Europe is a history of engaging with encounters. This has largely happened through conquest, leading to exploitation and very often colonisation, in the new found lands across the Atlantic and around the coast of Africa and the Indian Ocean. LISTEN NOW http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP002_Encounter_and_Empire.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show notes Something major happened in Europe in the sixteenth century. Looking back from where we are now, it must have been an interesting but also quite disturbing time to be alive. For centuries the focus of much of the...

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HIP001 Introduction to the History’s Ink Podcast

SUMMARY History’s Ink is a new podcast series on history, with Malory Nye.   LISTEN NOW http://media.blubrry.com/malorynye/p/traffic.libsyn.com/malorynye/HIP001_Introduction.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show notes The title comes from Mark Twain’s phrase: ‘The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.’   (Pudd’nhead Wilson and Other Tales)   History is the product of our own prejudices, whoever we might be. It is fluid, it is in motion, it becomes something in the process of being written down. We see in history our own prejudices, our ideas, our present. For me,...

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